Canada Proposes to Require Cosmetics to Label Certain Toxic Substances
On Oct. 29, 2022, Canada published the Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 156, Number 44, including a Notice of Intent on the Labeling of Toxic Substances in Products. According to the notice of intent, the Government of Canada plans to require certain products (including cosmetics) to label the information on substances listed in the List of Toxic Substances (Schedule 1) of CEPA.
EU to Ban 30 More CMR Substances in Cosmetics from December 2023
On November 17, 2022, EU notified WTO of a draft Commission Regulation which proposed to newly include 30 more CMR substances into the prohibited ingredients list in Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009. The draft is currently open for comments until January 16, 2023, and will officially take effect from December 1, 2023.